Christmas at Home With Rita MacNeilBook - 2003
Internationally renowned recording artist, concert performer, television star, and songwriter Rita MacNeil shares her personal Christmas recollections and traditions with you in Christmas at Home with Rita MacNeil. She has personally selected her favourite carols, recipes, Christmas readings, and holiday activities to include in this lovely book. The spirit of the season comes through on every page, as Rita MacNeil describes memories of her own Christmases past, mingled with fun activities you can share with your family. Make centrepieces, Christmas cookies, wrapping paper.... just the way Rita MacNeil and her family do! This wonderfully lavish book includes photographs of Rita's own family Christmas gatherings, as well as fun moments from some of her television Christmas specials. Rita also shares her Christmas memories with you, as a child, as a mother, and now, as a grandmother. Sing Rita's favourite Christmas carols together with your family, and enjoy the delicious recipes, straight from Rita's Tea Room, she's selected for the holiday. Christmas at Home with Rita MacNeil will add warmth and fun to your family's Christmas. Rita MacNeil has achieved international success as a vocalist and performer. She released her first album in 1975. More than fifteen have followed, many of which have gone double or triple platinum. She is a multiple winner of the Canadian Country Music Award, the East Coast Music Award, and the Juno Award. In 1996, she received a Gemini Award for her television show, 'Rita & Friends.' In 1992, she was inducted into the Order of Canada. MacNeil also has a bestselling autobiography, On a Personal Note. She has a home in Sydney, and a beach house in Big Pond, Nova Scotia, where Rita's Tea Room is a major tourist attraction.
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Key Porter Books, 2003
Branch Call Number: ANF 394.2663 MAC
Characteristics: 115 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm. + accompanying CD (4 3/4 in.)